Career Progressions

Vice Adm. Michelle J. Howard, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as vice chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.  

Elizabeth McGrath has joined the federal practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP, Washington, D.C., as a director.

Brig. Gen. Ferdinand B. Stoss, USAF, has been assigned as director, plans, programs and requirements, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

Brig. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier, USAF, has been assigned as deputy director, global operations, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

BAE Systems, Arlington, Virginia, has appointed Jerry DeMuro as president and chief executive officer.

Adm. Mark E. Ferguson III, USN, has been nominated for assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Forces Command, Naples, Italy.

Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson, USAF, has been assigned as director, plans and policy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

Maj. Gen. Jack Weinstein, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 20th Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command, and commander, Task Force 214, U.S. Strategic Command, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.

Aharon “Roni” Segal has been named to a senior position in the vice president and chief operating officer's office of Israel Aerospace Industries, Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel.

Brig. Gen. John P. Johnson, USA, has been assigned as director of training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., USA, has been assigned as commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Operation Enduring Freedom, Djibouti.

Solange Distefano Pozzuoli has been named as head of the Defense Business unit within Marketing Strategy, Market Assessment & Competitive Positioning at Selex ES, Essex, United Kingdom.

Brig. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, intelligence, International Security Assistance Force, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

Maj. Gen. Terry R. Ferrell, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

Rear Adm. Joseph E. Tofalo, USN, will be assigned as director, Submarine Warfare Division, N-97, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Russell Wood has been promoted to vice president of federal solutions for McLane Advanced Technologies’ National Capital Region operations, McLean, Virginia.

Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge, USN, will be assigned as director, program integration/senior national representative, N-9I, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Rear Adm. William K. Lescher, USN, will be assigned as director, Office of Budget, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Financial Management and Comptroller/director, Fiscal Management Division, N-82, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Burne, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as the judge advocate general, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

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